Katedra anglického jazyka / Department of English


Recent Submissions

Pešková, Michaela , Mišterová, Ivona
Current Geopolitical Processes as a Methodological Opportunity for (Literary) Imagology

The article proposes a hypothesis that traditional imagological concepts are no longer sufficient for interpreting the current and recent “imagological situation”. The authors argue that given the significant changes in the geopolitical ordering of the world in the post-imperial period, it i...

Stašková, Naděžda
Anglická substantiva končící na -scape: studie slovotvorného hnízda

This article deals with the semantic diversification of a word family of compound nouns with the central motivating element -scape (a bound stem/final combining form/affixoid originating in the noun landscape). The research on a sample of 180 -scape compounds revealed a rapid ...

Vice, William Bradley
The dangers of intimacy: The importnce of metacognition in Junot Diaz's "How to date a browngirl. blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie"

This paper proposes a pragmatic reading of Junot Díaz’s short story “How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie” by making use of Cultural Quotient (CQ, a/k/a Cultural Intelligence) a new branch of academics that draws from the fields of linguistics, psychology,&...

Petrlíková, Jarmila
Výskyt a užití jazykových prostředků větné kondenzace v díle Geralda Durrella se zřetelem k participiálním a verbonominálním konstrukcím a neslovesným větám

The literary language of Gerald Durrell attracts the reader’s attention by a complex structure of sentences with enormous occurrence of non-finite clauses, as well as verbless clauses. Constructions of this type have the function of various clause elements in the superordinate clause an...

Kohout, Jiří , Pešková, Michaela , Skopečková, Eva , Voltrová, Michaela
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